Tag Archive for: Christian

Living for the Lord

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:10)

Do you have a Bible in your home?

Do you have the freedom to read it whenever you want to?

Do you have worship music in your home?

Do you have the freedom to listen to it when you want to?

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Worthy of Imitation

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians 5:1-2)

Does Scripture ever just grab a hold of your heart and not let go?  Well, tonight that’s what this passage is doing for me.  I’ve read it quite a few times before, but tonight it’s convicting me in a new way.  This passage of Scripture has dug down deep in to my heart and not let go.  God’s Word has a way of doing that when we spend time in it.  God constantly wants to renew us through it and bring us to a new understanding of who He is and can be in our lives.  So come with me through this devotional and find out what this passage means for us!

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Member Status

See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands… (Isaiah 49:16)

A few months ago, I pulled into a gas station to get some gas. My tank was showing me that I was in desperate need of it. Normally, I don’t allow it to get that low, but this time I had been running around for different appointments and it just slipped my mind.

Well, there I am at the pump. I swipe my card as usual, but I’m denied. No, I wasn’t denied because of my card. I was denied because I was at a Sam’s Club Gas station. I was not a member and I did not have a member’s card. I felt pretty silly. I needed to get back in my vehicle and drive away.

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